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  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    11 years
  2. Business: 30%
    11 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
  4. Health Care: 20%

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  • Rachel R. Bender

    Erica was my professor for the Trusts and Estates Clinic during law school. She is very well respected and incredibly knowledgable.


    Rachel Bender Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christine E Newbry

    I've had the pleasure of knowing Erica since law school. She always puts the best interests of her clients first, and is relentless in pursuing their goals. She's a compassionate, experienced and hardworking attorney. Any client would be well-served with her by their side.


    Christine Newbry Family Attorney
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Contact info

Seattle University School of Law

901 12th Avenue
Sullivan Hall 122
Seattle, WA, 98122


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award, Advanced Topics in Business LawSeattle University School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director, Graduate ProgramsSeattle University School of Law2016 - Present
Adjunct Professor of LawSeattle University School of Law2010 - Present
Executive Director, Center for Indian Law & PolicySeattle University School Of Law2014 - 2016
Chief Legal Counsel6 Dogrees Dog Rescue2014 - 2015
Adjunct InstructorSouth Seattle Community College2008 - 2010
AttorneyWolf Law, PLLC2006 - 2012
Legal ExternWA Department of Financial Institutions2004 - 2004
Legal InternRicci Grube Aita & Breneman, PLLC2002 - 2005
StockbrokerFreeman Welwood & Co.1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Uniform Law CommissionMember2015 - Present
Seattle University School of LawAlumni Mentor2011 - Present
King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionSecretary, Executive Committee2010 - 2011
KCBA Community Involvement CommitteeCo-chair2009 - 2011
King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionTrustee2008 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Joint MemorandumWhite House Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force2016
Social Science Research NetworkWhy the House Always Wins: A Behavioral Perspective on Investor Trading in the Stock Market2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Health Care Law and the Emerging Law of Mental HealthChairperson2016
Health Law Basics and Our Aging PopulationChairperson2015
Health Care Law and the Affordable Care ActChairperson2014
Elder Law Best PracticesEstate Planning2012
Bridging the GapTips for a Successful Law Practice2012
The Sovereignty Symposium, State of OklahomaTribal Probate Codes and Estate Planning2011
Probate Law & Will Drafting, NIJC Las VegasEstate Planning2011